Topical Hazard Evaluation Program of Candidate Insect Repellent AI3-70820-Ga, US Department of Agriculture Proprietary Compound, August 1979 - January 1980.
Final rept. Aug 79-Jan 80,
ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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A preliminary hazard evaluation of AI3-70820-Ga was performed by means of laboratory animal studies using rats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. The technical grade compound caused mild primary skin irritation and mild corneal irritation. It did not cause any photoirritation, did not sensitize guinea pigs, and did not prove to be an acute ingestion hazard. It was recommended that AI3-70820-Ga, US Department of Agriculture Proprietary Compound, be approved for further testing as a candidate insect repellent. Author